Decorative Knitting: 100 Practical Techniques, 200 Inspirational Ideas and 18 Creative Projects

Decorative Knitting: 100 Practical Techniques, 200 Inspirational Ideas and 18 Creative Projects

by Kate Haxell
     
 

Suitable for both novice knitters and masters of the craft, this easy-to-use guide introduces a host of decorative and practical techniques for embellishing simple designs and features 18 creative projects to utilize these techniques. Some of the embellishments include loops and strands, shaping, twists and crosses, ladders, pleats, and several varieties of beading

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Overview

Suitable for both novice knitters and masters of the craft, this easy-to-use guide introduces a host of decorative and practical techniques for embellishing simple designs and features 18 creative projects to utilize these techniques. Some of the embellishments include loops and strands, shaping, twists and crosses, ladders, pleats, and several varieties of beading, many of which can be incorporated together to produce such items as a helix fur scarf, a caterpillar baby snuggler, a beaded beret, and a vintage laundry bag. More than just a simple "how-to” book, this boldly illustrated guide has an inspirational wealth of ideas to keep knitters looking for ways to experiment and create their own fabulous pieces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570764325
Publisher:
Trafalgar Square
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Kate Haxell is a professional knitwear designer and a former designer for Country Living magazine. She is the author of Customizing Cool Clothes, The Seed Bead Book, and Simple Handmade Storage and the coauthor of First Knits. Luise Roberts is a writer and designer who specializes in knitting and crochet. She is the author of 1000 Great Knitting Motifs and the coauthor of First Knits.

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